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L.A. options reliever Ramon Troncoso

Updated: August 9, 2010, 3:59 PM ET
By Jon Weisman | Special to ESPNLosAngeles.com

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Ramon Troncoso was optioned to Albuquerque Monday, creating an opening for fellow reliever Ronald Belisario to return to the active roster from the restricted list Tuesday.

Troncoso pitched 2 1/3 shutout innings over two games since being recalled from Triple A on Aug. 3, when Jeff Weaver was placed on the disabled list. Troncoso -- like Belisario, a mainstay of the Dodgers' bullpen in 2009 -- has a 4.85 ERA in 39 innings this season.

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